Sr Director, Financial Planning and Analysis

Finance New York City, New York


Senior Director Financial Planning and Analysis

NYPR is looking for a dynamic and strategic finance leader to join our team. The role of Senior Director, Financial Planning and Analysis is responsible for the overall financial planning and function of New York Public Radio, providing necessary reporting, review and management of financial performance. This role reports directly to the CFO.


  • Develop detailed budget/forecast presentation materials for senior management reviews aimed at facilitating decision-making and business performance assessments.
  • Develop and monitor KPIs, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance, including all areas of revenue, expenses and operating metrics.
  • Develop and prepare yearly long-range plans and manage revenue, expense and headcount forecasting, planning and analysis.
  • Evaluate key projects and initiatives that will help drive our mission/organization forward and partner in the execution of these initiatives.
  • Improve operating teams' understanding of budget adherence with thoughtful and transparent analysis.
  • Provide recommendations to leadership based on both financial and strategic implications of business opportunities and initiatives.
  • Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision-making purposes
  • Build and manage requirements for automating process
  • Responsible for co-managing development of strategic vision and roadmap for financial systems
  • Drive collaboration between Finance and Departments to help break down barriers and help Finance deliver solutions
  • Manage ad-hoc strategic projects for CFO, President and Board. 


  • 8+ yrs experience.
  • Professional foundation within the media landscape, strongly preferred and non-profit experience is a plus.
  • Strong modeling and Excel skills are required, strong Powerpoint skills is a plus.  
  • Experience with financial planning software and/or experience with Prophix is a plus.
  • Excellent ability to listen, understand and translate senior leadership needs and scope projects accordingly.
  • Deep understanding of ever-changing market dynamics.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, lean organization and constantly shifting competitive landscape without sacrificing quality or attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to roll up sleeves and work with teams in a hands-on management capacity. 
  • Strong business acumen and strategic skills with an obvious operational bent; ability to quickly grasp complex business strategies and identify operational implications.

Additional Information

This is a full-time role that includes benefits. New York Public Radio offers competitive compensation with excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance, vacation, personal and sick time as well as generous parental leave.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this role is currently operating in a remote capacity and will continue to be fully remote through at least August 2021. However, this position is not a permanent remote position and is part of the New York City staff, and may be expected to work fully from the New York office when it is safe to do so.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

New York Public Radio is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We continuously strive to place our employees at the center of our thinking and elevate inclusive practices to develop and support a more engaged and productive workforce. Our journalism and operations in the service of that journalism benefit from a broad range of perspectives, from all backgrounds, at all levels of the organization. Diversity is essential to honest, authentic, accurate storytelling and reportage; creating an institution in which all voices are encouraged, valued, and heard.


Equal Opportunity

New York Public Radio is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving the goal of equal employment opportunity for all. Applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions without regard to mental or physical disability, race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship status, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, employment status or any protected federal, state or local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.